May 1, 2015 | View All Issues
May Food Preservation Classes
Presented by UCCE Master Food Preservers
Jammin’ Jam & Sassy Sauces
Saturday, May 2, 10-12 Noon, Free
Achieve the perfect gel with your jams and jellies and create an appetizing
product that will please even the most sophisticated palette. Learn the tests to determine the gelling point of a slow-cook jam and enjoy a perfect set every time. Sauces, perfect as a condiment or side to a meal or available for last minute desserts, will also be covered.
The Pressure’s On
Saturday, May 9, 10-12 Noon, Free
Want to can your own broths and soups to enjoy throughout the year but need to overcome a fear of pressure canning? Learn how a pressure canner works, when to use it to can food, and why it’s important to follow the directions.
Strawberries, Cherries & Berries
Wednesday, May 20, 6:30-8:30 pm, $5
Berries make such delicious jams, preserves, pie fillings, and sauces! Learn the basics of boiling water canning through demonstrations of strawberry jam, Summer Solstice Preserves, Chocolate Raspberry Sundae Topper, cherry pie filling, and then explore the world of elderberries. Enjoy the taste of spring and summer all year long by preserving fruit products.
Location: 4145 Branch Center Road, Sacrame
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